What is it?
Glyoxal Trimeric Dihydrate is a chemical used primarily in the paper and textile industry. It is used for paper coatings and textiles as part of a starch-based formulation, and in textiles as a starting material for wrinkle-resistant treatments.

How can I avoid it?
Skin exposure with Glyoxal Trimeric Dihydrate is required for it to cause a rash. You should avoid contact with this substance. Avoidance requires reading labels, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer.

  • Additive in tobacco products
  • Embalming fluids
  • Leather tanning
  • Paper coating
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Textile dyeing
  • Wrinkle-resistant treatments
Other names for Glyoxal Trimeric Dihydrate:
  • 1,2-Ethanedione
  • Biformal
  • Diformyl
  • Ethanedial
  • Ethanedial trimer dihydrate
  • Glyoxal
  • Glycolaldehyde
  • Oxalaldehyde


How safe is it?

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